Although it advanced two places compared to last year, Colombia He still has a low level of English. This year it ranked 75th among 113 territories evaluated by the firm Education First, EF.
This is revealed by the EF English Proficiency Index, in which Colombia appears with a score of 480, which is also the 17th country among 20 evaluated in Latin America.
And how is the situation by city? According to the ranking, Bucaramanga, Barranquilla and Manizales are the ones with the best level of English, with scores of 521, 520 and 505, respectively. which puts them at a “high” level.
Same level as they have Bogotá and Medellín, which appear, in their order, in fourth and fifth place with 502 and 500 points.
On the other hand, The five areas with the worst English proficiency in Colombia are Santa Marta, Buenaventura, Valledupar, Apartadó and Tuluá.
Particularly the latter obtained only 347 points, marking the worst performance in the entire national territory.
Thus, of the municipalities evaluated five have a high level of English; eight, a low level; and 10, a very low level.
Returning to the countries, it is worth noting that globally the Netherlands, Singapore and Austria have the best dominance, while Yemen, Tajikistan and the DR Congo have the worst.